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NBA Playoffs 2017 Round 1 Predictions

The NBA playoffs are here so it's time to sound like an idiot again and predict the winners of the first round. You know what they have said about this year's playoffs-- that it's only going to be a collision course between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. While that conclusion makes sense, we cannot be absolutely sure because anything can happen-- whether it's injuries (hope not) or just simply one team outplaying either one of the favorites. So before we get carried away Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– April 5, 2017

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- April 5, 2017 1. "Lucky" 13? Shaun Livingston made only 12 three-pointers in his career and his 13th make couldn't be any luckier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWftq93FYJY 2. Speaking of three's, Pau Gasol is getting pretty good at it. If the season ended today, Pau Gasol would have the best three-point percentage of any player in a single season in NBA history (min 50 3FG) — Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) April 6, 2017 Not the case with Andre Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– March 26, 2017

Here's your daily dose of awesome NBA stats. 1. Isaiah Thomas= Michael Jordan? Isaiah Thomas leads the Celtics in scoring for the 35th straight game. In the last 40 years only one other player has done that.. ..Jordan — Sean Grande (@SeanGrandePBP) March 25, 2017 2. Nikola Jokic. OMG. Denver is 24-17 with The Joker as starting center and 11-20 on the rest. BTW, these are his stats as the Nuggets' starting center: 19.4 pts on 60% shooting, 3pt 38.6%, FT 83%, 10.8 rebounds and Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– March 19, 2017

1. D'Angelo Russell's career night. Per Elias Sports Bureau, D’Angelo Russell (21 years, 24 days old) is youngest Lakers player with at least 40 points in a regular season game — Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) March 20, 2017 He added six assists, two rebounds, two steals, and seven triples. 2. Speaking of career nights, Damian Lillard has a pretty good game himself. Damian Lillard's 49 points are the most by any NBA player on 21 field goal attempts or fewer since Amar'e Stoudemire (11/5/08). — Read More

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day– Dec. 5, 2016

5 Awesome NBA Stats Of The Day-- Dec. 5, 2016 Or should I say the "Kyle Korver to the Cleveland Cavaliers" stats of the day? 1. The newest Cav makes the defending champs a whole lot scarier. Kyle Korver leads the NBA with an eFG% of 84% on spot up jump shots in the half court this season. — Synergy Sports Tech (@SynergySST) January 6, 2017 2. More on Korver to Cavs... LeBron James ranks 2nd in the NBA in assists on made 3s. Kyle Korver is a 42.9% 3-point shooter in his career. https://t.co/Ifl2Svftvt — Read More

5 Incredible Stats Before NBA Finals Game 7

If anybody has a crazier series in mind than the 2016 NBA Finals, I'd accuse him of lying. Quite literally, this series has enough twists and turns that would make the Paso de los Caracoles proud. In an advanced celebration of what could be the craziest game tomorrow, here are 5 more incredible stats to delve in before the NBA Finals Game 7: 1. 610 Both teams' aggregate scores after SIX games. Game 7 is literally a deciding game, both for the number of wins and total aggregate scores. 2. Read More

3 Things We Learned From NBA Finals Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers extended the series with a 112-97 whopping of the Golden State Warriors behind 41 points apiece from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving in the NBA Finals Game 5. It was two dazzling individual performances intertwined in the same game, making it impossible for the Warriors to pull off a comeback. And oh, they don't have Draymond Green and ultimately Andrew Bogut. Here are the 3 things we learned from the NBA Finals Game 5: 1. It's probably not a good idea to trash-talk LeBron Read More

Some Unbelievable Numbers From The 2016 NBA Finals Game 1

The 2016 NBA Finals Game 1 is strange to say the least. LeBron James flirted with a triple-double but I swear it's the quietest 23-12-9 stat line you will ever see. Steph Curry barely made it to double digits and Klay Thompson were never really in it but the Golden State Warriors still prevailed over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 104-89. Here's more unbelievable numbers from the 2016 NBA Finals Game 1: 1. Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving are HUGE defensive liabilities. Of the two, Irving was worse. Read More

5 Teams With Best Offseason Moves In NBA So Far

We have (mostly) seen everything in this year's edition of free agency, from the emoji wars to the backyard stakeouts and everything in between. It must have been clear by now that front offices and thereby, teams, aren't created equal and some definitely did fare better than the others. 1. New Favorites Out West As if its still-solid core isn't enough, the San Antonio Spurs re-tooled and, shall we say, set themselves up for good for another half-decade long of  contention by adding LaMarcus Read More

5 Random Thoughts So Far About The 2015 NBA Finals

I couldn't exactly remember a series this close that it could literally have gone both ways in the first two games. But when the smoke cleared after the two overtime games, we're deadlocked at one-apiece. Somehow, though, it didn't feel that way. The Golden State Warriors, while displaying mad effort all throughout, was left to do the catching up on both occasions with different results. On the other hand, the Cleveland Cavaliers is doing a great job dictating the pace to their liking, turning Read More